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Trailer Trash Talk – The Bourne Legacy, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Iron Sky and More!

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The Bourne Legacy
Directed by: Tony Gilroy – Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Albert Finney, Joan Allen, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Oscar Isaac
Summary: The narrative architect behind the Bourne film series, Tony Gilroy, takes the helm in the next chapter of the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned almost $1 billion at the global box office: The Bourne Legacy. The writer/director expands the Bourne universe created by Robert Ludlum with an original story that introduces us to a new hero (Jeremy Renner) whose life-or-death stakes have been triggered by the events of the first three films. For The Bourne Legacy, Renner joins fellow series newcomers Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach and Oscar Isaac, while franchise veterans Albert Finney, Joan Allen, David Strathairn and Scott Glenn reprise their roles.

Dorothy and the Witches of Oz
Directed by: Leigh Scott – Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Billy Boyd, Sean Astin, Ethan Embry, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Combs, Lance Henriksen, Paulie Rojas, Eliza Swenson, Barry Ratcliffe, Ari Zagaris
Summary: Children’s author Dorothy Gale makes a decent living continuing her grandfather’s series of Oz books. When a new agent enters the scene, Dorothy moves to New York city. In the midst of a major business deal for her books, Dorothy discovers that her books are not based on her imagination, but on repressed memories. While Dorothy struggles with the revelation, she is forced to confront The Wicked Witch of the West, who has descended upon the Big Apple, determined to settle an old score.

Beyond The Black Rainbow
Directed by: Panos Cosmatos – Starring: Michael Rogers, Eva Allan, Scott Hylands
Summary: Set in the strange and oppressive emotional landscape of the year 1983, BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW is a Reagan-era fever dream inspired by hazy childhood memories of midnight movies and Saturday morning cartoons. Cosmatos was born in Rome in 1974 to the late Greek movie director (George Cosmatos) and a Swedish experimental artist mother. He spent his early formative years traveling all over the globe before settling in Canada. In 1981, the family lived for a year in Mexico where exposure to the strange local interpretations of American pop culture had a profound and lasting effect on his creative life. Growing up in the isolated suburbs of Vancouver Island during the 80s, he obsessed over the minutiae of heavy metal, fantasy art, and science fiction horror films, which he still does to this day. He then immersed himself in the underground art and music scenes making short films, album covers and music videos with a burgeoning group of influential and groundbreaking artists. Panos currently lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Decoy Bride
Directed by: Sheree Folkson – Starring: Kelly Mcdonald, Alice Eve, David Tennant, Michael Urie
Summary: When the wedding of internationally famous film star Lara Tyler (ALICE EVE) to tweedy English author James Arber (DAVID TENNANT) is sabotaged by a paparazzo, they decide to relocate one place where the world’s press won’t find them: the sleepy Scottish Island of Hegg. But to the shock of Lara’s P.A Steve Korbitz (MICHAEL URIE), the reality of the island is different from the Bride’s romanticised vision and he has to transform this fantasy world before the superstar arrives. Things get even more complicated when an ingenious paparazzo tracks them down in his mission to photograph the celebrity wedding of the year. Enter Katie (KELLY MACDONALD), a beautiful local who might be the perfect decoy bride.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov – Starring: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper
Summary: Abraham Lincoln, the 18th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

Iron Sky
Directed by: Timo Vuorensola – Starring: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Gotz Otto
Summary: The Nazis set up a secret base on the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.

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